debug build: import problem

benevilent at benevilent at
Tue Sep 14 14:59:15 CEST 2004


On Tue, 14 Sep 2004 14:44:51 +0200, Alex Martelli wrote:

> benevilent at <benevilent at> wrote:
>> Hey,
>> I have made a Python build with the flag --with-pydebug. When I try to
>> import modules such as NumPy's, I get errors like the
>> following:
> Have you built and installed NumPy _with the specific build of Python
> you're trying to use it from_?   It doesn't look like you have, and that
> might explain the symptoms you observe.

Yeah, building NumPy with the compilation flags set to use the right build
seems to have fixed the problem.

>> I presume this means that a debug build of python uses a different
>> function for initialising a python module. Is it possible to avoid the
>> situation where each module not included within the Python distribuition
>> requires explicit support such that it can be used with a debug build of
>> Python?
> In general, each module which is a Python extension may require you to
> build it with the specific version of Python you want to use it with.
> There may be specific tricks that work on a given platform to let you
> bypass this normal requirement in some cases, I guess.
> Alex

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